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and firefighters still have not located the elderly man who lives in the unit. ktvu's katie utehs is live on the scene with the new information about this mobile park. good morning, katie. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the phone with san jose fire's public information officer. he says now that it is daylight, the plan to move forward, research this mobile home. as you can see, it's completely gutted. early this morning they got through 80% of the home. they still need to search through the kitchen. they hope that will give them more identification or contact info as they try to find the elderly man who lived here. they do not believe he was home at the time of the fire. let me show you some video and some pictures of the flames and smoke coming from the mobile home at casa mobile home park along monterey in san jose. the smoke could be seen with 101 -- could be seen from 101. the mobile home where the fire started is completely destroyed, as you've seen. they walked through the gutted home and believe the elderly homeowner was not in the unit at the time. they are still
as unicef's goodwill ambassador, world famous singer and song-writer, katy perry expressed her unconditional support for the most vulnerable children. katy's official appointment as the new unicef goodwill ambassador took place on tuesday at the organization's headquarters in new york. katy's journey with unicef began in april this year when she visited madagascar, one of the poorest countries of the world. she says the trip changed her life and inspired her songs. >> and a reminder. the little boy known as bat- kid will be back in san francisco tomorrow for a fundraiser for the 'make-a- wish' foundation. it's called "brave the bay" - and police officers and others will take part in a 5-k walk and run.also a cable car pulling contest. organizers are hoping to raise about 75-thousand dollars. 5 year old miles scott is now in remission from leukemia - and will lead the walk. >> in sports, robinson can- no signs the third richest contract in major-league baseball history. >> stanford looks ahead to tomorrow's pact 12 championship game. jason has a preview of your sports and championship game. j
cities walk off the job today in an effort to push for higher wages. nbc's katy tur at one of those rallies in brooklyn, new york. she filed this report during the protests this morning. >> reporter: here outside of this wendy's in brooklyn, about 100 people have shown up. they've completely blocked the entrance trying to disrupt the lunchtime rush, not allowing pretty much anything inside. their goal is to get workers inside these companies like wendy's, inside these fast food joints to come out during their shifts. i'm not sure that's happened. it's been kind of hard to see whether or not anyone's been able to come out. that's really the goal across the country is really to disrupt this service. they've been chanting things like "we can't survive on 7.25." they're sea saying the minimum wage isn't enough for them to live. it's not enough for them to feed themselves or their families, not enough for them to clothe their families. they're saying a living wage, a fair living wage would be $15 an hour. of course, these are the second protests in just a few months. there was a major pr
yet to push for higher pay at minimum wage jobs. nbc's katie kerr is live in brooklyn with more on that. katie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, simon. they're hoping it will be thousands of people across the country doing this walkout. they'll be here in brooklyn around 111:30 this morning. hoping to get $15 an our up from $27 $7.25. it's estimated most of these workers are over the age of 28 and most of them are women. a lot of them say they work two jobs, they can't afford the basic necessities, they can't afford to feed their families. many of them say they can't get full time work in a lot of these places because they're capped out at $35 an hour. there were a lot of protest bes this earlier this summer. it seemed like yesterday they got a big boost from president obama. >> last month, voters in new jersey decided to become the 20th state to raise theirs even higher. yesterday, the d.c. council voted to do it, too. i agree with those voters. i agree with those voters and i'm going to keep pushing until we get a higher minimum wage for hard working americans across t
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it up. this has exploded on the internet. heidi klum, katie couric, a nice way to offset. all we talk about are retail sales. nice to talk about giving. >> what a great idea. >> move to something that is totally unrelated and not charitable at all a new ferrari, the most expensive ever? >> it's giving of a sort. if you want to give to yourself. the most expensive, powerful ferrari built. la ferrari. $1.4 million. the ceo of north american ferrari was on this morning saying that if you bought the last super car they made, which was the enzo, in 2002, for $650,000, you would have more than doubled your money. he's saying this car is an investment. this could actually appreciate -- and a hybrid. >> and a hybrid. 40% more fuel efficient. this is sold out. they've sold all 499 models they're going to make. >> thank you very much. to phil lebeau for quick breaking news. >> tyler, the research firm auto data haskell clatsed the november sales number and the sales pace last month came in at 16.4 million vehicles. that was much higher than most on wall street were expecting and to put that in
a hike in the minimum wage to 5 $15 an hour. katy tur covering the rally in brooklyn. >> outside of a wendy's, they completely swamped the entrance trying to slow the lunchtime rush. their goal to get workers inside these companies like wendy's, inside these fast food joints to come out during their shifts. i'm not sure if that's happened. it's been kind of hard to see whether or not anyone's been able to come out. that's really the goal across the country, really to disrupt the service. they've been chanting things like we can't survive on $7.25. that's the heart of the issue. they're saying the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour isn't enough for them to live. it's not enough for them to feed themselves or their families. not enough for them to clothe their families. they're saying a living wage, a fair living wage, would be $15 an hour. of course, these are the second protests in just a few months. there was a major protest over the summer. they were somewhat effective in some cases, shutting down some fast food joints, not shutting down other ones. we'll see how these go today. cer
for friend and family. nicole petallides. thank you very much. i think of katy couric, anyway. lori: yes, we know. >>> merger that brought together american airlines and us airways was finalized this morning officially creating the world's largest airline but still may take months to truly transfor the two carriers into a single airline. jeff flock covering the story from o'hare. hello, jeff. >> you know, lori, they said it would be a cold day in hell when us air and american managed to merge. well they got the weather right on that one at least. look at these lines. this is the actually weather delays and people getting their flights canceled in american. not great in chicago. it is a great big airline. we'll walk through the whole terminal as we talk and give you numbers on this. look how big of an airline this is going to be, in terms of flight, 6700 flights every day for this airline. 336 locations, 56 countries, 1500 aircraft, 100,000 employees. i'll tell you, that is the world's biggest airline. doug parker talked earlier in the day to fox business, talking about, you know the doj laws
buzz as we go into cyber monday. we asked a few experts about it. our very own katie little put it together in a feature story and readers are heating up at about 60 people a minute right now. number two on the list, an interview earlier with david costa of goldman sachs. he said, 2014 probably hit s&p 1900 but you may have a 10% correction in there somehow. that's obviously getting attention of the readers. i think they're coming to check out the market and say holy cow, what is this guy saying? next stronger story, warren buffett, always a big pull for us, mr. buffet. a nice little story about him. he doesn't even want his old berkshire hathaway headquarters. they're trying to get rid of it in new bedford, massachusetts. apparently no one wants it but the mayor is going to try to get someone excited about it. those are the top ones. >> i can see them try to turn it into a landmark. i want to go back to the first story about the drone and amazon. in other words, if i'm jeff bezos trying to draw attention to what i'm doing, why not come out with the octocopte
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